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Rectory Farm

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Rectory Farm Pound Lane, Stanton Saint John, Oxford OX33 1HF, England
+44 1865 358309
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Pick pay and p*** off

This place has gone downhill. I remember going when my kids were little, you could take a picnic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joey H
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Witney, United Kingdom
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A Berry good day

Kids love coming here to pick all the strawberry’s, raspberry’s and blackberry's. it’s good to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
parklanen17
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London, United Kingdom
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Rectory Farm is a long established Pick Your Own and Farm shop. Mainly known for the wide range of crops you can Pick Your Own which include Asparagus, Strawberries, Raspberries, Gooseberries - cooking and dessert, Red and Blackcurrants, Blackberries Broad Beans, carrots and beetroot. Plus other crops that are available only ready picked including new potatoes, rhubarb and flowers. we have a team of pickers so we supply wholesale as well as retail and well able to meet any order for your barbecues and summer parties. The farm shop stocks a wide range of fruit and vegetables as well as meats from Eadles our next door farmer, artisan bread from Degustibus a local baker, a few cheeses and smoked products all locally sourced. Enough to be able to make a complete meal. Our Tractor Shack Cafe provides light lunches and refreshments from 9.30am until about 4.30 pm. A large sandpit, bouncy castles and bale castle provide entertainment for the children.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“strawberries” (22 reviews)
“pick your own” (18 reviews)
“sand pit” (7 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rectory Farm Pound Lane, Stanton Saint John, Oxford OX33 1HF, England
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+44 1865 358309
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has gone downhill. I remember going when my kids were little, you could take a picnic leisurely pick some fruit, sweet little cafe and stay all day... now everything is fenced in, when browsing the best fruit to pick my kids had a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids love coming here to pick all the strawberry’s, raspberry’s and blackberry's. it’s good to get them away from there devices. Not over priced for the fruit and it always taste good. Play area for kids and lovely ice cream served as well.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in a local village and popped in today to buy some fruit. It's a busy and popular local attraction with lots of families and shoppers but what struck me was the huge amount of single-use plastic on offer here - thousands of plastic...More

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Richard S, Owner at Rectory Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Andalapanda, Thank you for your comment but I would like to respond to a couple of points, I think your review is a little unfair in terms of it's rating and our management would have been more than happy to discuss our plastic policy...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a few strawberries and potatoes...got plenty of both. Cheaper than expected too. Hay stack and bouncy castle for kids, nice little cafe too. Nice couple of peaceful hours.

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Richard S, Owner at Rectory Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Miranda, glad you had a lovely time, look forward to seeing you again soon. Richard

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We have been coming here for a very long time now and enjoy picking many fruits over the years, this season though there appears to be more care taken on fencing than the actual plants themselves, reaching into the plant to get ripe fruits to...More

Thank jonnylager
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Richard S, Owner at Rectory Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jonny, As responded in our facebook message, this was an unfortunate time for us with just the strawberries with weeds open. It's uneconomical for us to hand weed so we had to leave them open for the short time we didn't have other places...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place to take your children and educate them about where their food comes from (whilst getting to pick it and eat it too 😊) fabulous free play area and great cafe. Definitely worth a visitMore

Thank rose160390
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Richard S, Owner at Rectory Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rose, Thanks for your lovely comments, picking your own fruit is one of the best ways to find out about where your fruit comes from, we allow you to eat a few on your way round :). Look forward to seeing you again soon....More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

What a lovely safe place to spend a few hours . Pick some delicious strawberries browse and get some Oxfordshire produced goodies in the farm shop . There's even a free play area for customers children all safely fenced off . I'll be bring my...More

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Richard S, Owner at Rectory Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your day

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Excellent facilites, Freindly staff, great shop with a huge range of fresh fruit and veg as well as brilliant pick your own strawberries and asparagus, this farm is faultless and a great day out for the whole family theres free parking and free bouncy castle,...More

Thank Elliot S
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Been going here for a few years. A family run PYO business which offers sandpit, bouncy castle for the Kids all for free! Take my grandson regularly and as well as the wonderful strawberry’s the farm shop is great value for the quality of the...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely visit to rectory farm! There is a farm shop selling local produce, pick your own strawberries (and loads of other fruits) and a tractor themed cafe with a big outside eating area and a bouncy castle for little ones. We ate...More

Thank HayleyAiny
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Richard S, Owner at Rectory Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Hi HayleyAiny We are pleased to hear you had such a great visit to Rectory Farm . I will pass your comments to our hardworking staff and management team.

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